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InCharge HEALTHCARE 2020 Jill M. Steinberg

Shareholder Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, P.C. First Tennessee Building 165 Madison Ave. Suite 2000 Memphis, TN 38103 901-577-2234 Cell: 901-378-2234

jsteinberg@baker donelson.com www.bakerdonelson.com

Steinberg specializes in the representation of hospitals and physicians in medical malpractice cases. She also defends nursing homes and assisted living facilities in litigation and has experience in product liability litigation involving the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. She has tried more than 30 jury trials and has appeared before the Tennessee Court of Appeals, Tennessee Supreme Court and Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. She is certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization and the National Board of Trial Advocacy. She is listed in Chambers USA as a leading medical malpractice defense lawyer in Tennessee and in The Best Lawyers in America in Medical Malpractice Law, Arbitration, Mediation, Health Care Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation and Product Liability Litigation. She is also listed in Mid-South Super Lawyers in Personal Injury Defense: Medical, and ranked among that publication’s top 50 attorneys in Memphis and top 100 attorneys in Tennessee.

Skip Steward

Vice President and Chief Improvement Officer Baptist Memorial Health Care 350 N. Humphreys Blvd. Memphis, TN 38120 901-227-5114 Skip.steward@bmhcc.org

As vice president and chief improvement officer at Baptist Memorial Health Care, Steward develops, directs and implements performance improvement activities, including identifying inefficiencies; implementing strategies to improve quality, service and finances; and fostering a culture of continuous improvement and excellence. He has an MBA and is experienced in diverse industries, including automotive,

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machining, food, process, service and health care. He is a Shingo examiner, a certified quality engineer, a quality management system auditor, a certified Six Sigma Black Belt and a certified Lean Champion.

Scott Strome, MD

Executive Dean, College of Medicine and Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs University of Tennessee Health Science Center 910 Madison Ave Memphis, TN 38163 901-448-5293 strome@uthsc.edu

Dr. Strome, a cancer surgeon and investigator, joined UTHSC in 2018, coming from the University of Maryland School of Medicine, where he served as professor and chair of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology for 13 years. He has particular expertise in the treatment of head and neck tumors, thyroid cancer, and diseases of the anterior skull base. Dr. Strome is the co-founder of Gliknik Inc., a biotechnology company developing novel therapeutics to treat cancer and autoimmunity. His scientific achievements have resulted in 125 publications in leading basic science and clinical journals. He is passionate about reducing the cost of medical education, growing the research portfolio of the College of Medicine, and expanding its entrepreneurial opportunities. 

Michaelia G. Sturdivant

Senior Director of Reach Programs Church Health 1350 Concourse Ave. Memphis, TN 38104 901-272-7170 sturdivantm@ churchhealth.org

Sturdivant began as a director at the Church Health Center in 2002 following a 25-year career in nursing and administration at Baptist Memorial Health Care and Baptist College of Health Sciences in Memphis. She is an active member of Bluff City Church, a church plant of the United Methodist Church and was Past-President of Mid-South Medical Group Managers Association. She also serves on several Advisory Boards for Nursing ad Healthcare Administration for Baptist College of Health Sciences.

Henry Sullivant

Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Baptist Memorial Health Care 350 N. Humphreys Blvd. Memphis, TN 38120 901-227-2418 Henry.sullivant@bmhcc.org

Dr. Sullivant is vice president and chief medical officer for Baptist Memorial Health Care. He oversees clinical processes and efficiencies of care, including ensuring safety and quality for patients and employees, while working with the medical staffs of the 22-hospital system. Sullivant also is the chief medical officer of clinical integration for Select Health Alliance, a clinically integrated network of physicians and Baptist. Sullivant earned his medical degree and Master of Science from the University of Mississippi and completed his internship and residency in gynecology and obstetrics at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, where he served as chief resident. He practiced as an OB-GYN for more than 30 years at Ruch Clinic, where was managing partner and president. He was an assistant professor in the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics at the University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences for 30 years. He earned a Master of Science in Health Care Management from the Harvard T. C. Chan School of Public Health in May 2016.

Mark Swanson, MD

Vice President, Baptist Memorial Healthcare Chief Executive Officer Baptist Medical Group 350 North Humphreys Blvd. Memphis, TN 38120 901-227-4056


Dr. Swanson is CEO of Baptist Medical Group, Baptist’s 750-member multispecialty medical group. He accepted the role after serving as interim CEO for BMG and chief medical officer for Baptist in 2016. Dr. Swanson came to Baptist in March 2014 as chief quality officer. After earning a Bachelor of Science degree from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, Dr. Swanson earned a medical degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia. He received his pediatric residency training at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Portsmouth, Virginia, and accepted a fellowship in pediatric

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